Australian Poetry Slam

The Australian Poetry Slam is a national competition for spoken word artists. Anyone can enter. In 2017, 50 heats will be held in towns, cities and suburbs hold slam heats, in state and territory of Australia. Cafe's, libraries, festivals, community halls, pubs and clubs host these events. Audiences award scores to each poet. The favourite poet from each heat is eligible to compete at a regional or state poetry slam final. The best from each state and territory travel to Sydney, to perform for a packed out audience at the National Final. The national slam champion wins prizes and professional gigs.

Tasmanian poetry slam heats 2017

COULD YOU BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT POETRY SLAM CHAMPION?

Tas Contact

Yvonne Gluyas
Phone: 0413 321 834
yvonnegluyas@gmail.com

LAUNCESTON

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Tuesday 1st August
8pm - 11pm (Registration 7:30pm)
Venue: Royal Oak Hotel
14 Brisbane Street

HOBART

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Tuesday 8th August
7pm – 10pm (Registration 6:30pm)
Venue: World's End Brewpub
236 Sandy Bay Rd

ULVERSTONE

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Friday 11th August
5.30pm – 7.30pm (Registration 5pm)
Venue: Live at the Wharf - Gnomon Pavilion
Crescent Street, Ulverstone TAS

DELORAINE

POETRY SLAM HEAT
Wednesday 16th August
7.30pm – 9.30pm
(Registration 7pm)
Venue: Empire Hotel
19 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine TAS
(For dinner bookings call The Empire hotel on 6362 1029, say "poetry".)


TASmanian FINAL

WEDNESDAY 30th AUGUST
7pm - 10pm
Venue: THE WORKERS CLUB
66 Elizabeth Street
Launceston

See Finals page

Click to see some information from previous years
2015

2016